On May 29, 2020, in the wake of the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, a Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstration marched about a half-mile from Oakland’s Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. Around ten o’clock at night outside the federal building, as the protest continued close by, bullets spewed from a moving vehicle striking security personnel and killing one.
“He’s a neo-liberal disaster he’s milk toast, he’s mediocre, he is a neo-liberal centrist, and he’s tied to wall street, he’s tied to pentagon, he’s tied to militarism, and he was very much responsible for institutional racist prison system, that we’re still coming to terms with in the killing fields on the killing fields of american ghettos and barrios.” Cornell West on Joe Biden, but feels Trump is much worse.
Wallace — who was selected as President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s running mate in 1940 — also observed that “American fascism will not be really dangerous until there is a purposeful coalition among the cartelists, the deliberate poisoners of public information, and those who stand for the K.K.K. type of demagoguery.”